Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), was established in 1976, as a national and broad based business association – open to all business activities in Lesotho. It is the oldest non-profit aligned and independent constitution with members emanating from all social, economic and political backgrounds and affiliations.
Since its establishment, LCCI has evolved from a purely representative and consultative body to a dynamic actor in socio-economic development of the country. Throughout its years of existence, it has constantly striven to carry out its fundamental mission of defending and promoting the vital interests of its members.
Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry aspires to be the best non-partisan Business Association that supports, protects and advocates interests of its members operating legal businesses in Lesotho and beyond the Borders of this Kingdom.
To act as a catalyst in forging and protecting business interests of its Members in Lesotho
It shall do so regardless of race, sex, creed and religion of its members of good standing;
To advocate for a conducive business environment within the borders of Lesotho, in the SADC Region and Africa and internationally;
To cooperate and collaborate with its counterpart associations in Africa and internationally to promote sustainable economic growth and development;
LCCI shall promote and encourages investment in Lesotho with a strong emphasis on the participation of indigenous Basotho owned businesses in trade in goods and services and export oriented industrial enterprises to boost the economy of Lesotho.
In carrying out its mission, Lesotho Chamber of Commerce and Industry shall not take part, support or promote the interests of any political party interests except in activities directed towards the upholding of the constitution of Lesotho and protect the interests of its members.
LCCI shall cooperate, collaborate and network with other business associations within Lesotho and beyond the borders of Lesotho only to promote business interests of Basotho owned enterprises and their business partners wherever they may be.
Proromote and develop business activities of trade in goods and services, internal and external investment promotion and mobilization of resources to promote and support export oriented industrial development in Lesotho; it being specifically declared that the words “business, trade, commerce and industry” in addition to and not in limitation of their ordinary meaning, shall include banking, finance, insurance, transport, tourism, distribution, manufacturing and such other business activities, professions and callings as the National Council of the Chamber, at any meeting, may, from time to time, decide.
Consider any matter or question connected directly or indirectly with such business of trade, commerce and industry or the general economic development of Lesotho, any matter or question of
Representation on Statutory Boards
Representation in Government Policy Dialogues
SMME Support Desk
Building Local & International Relationships
Trainings and Workshops
Arts and Craft Trade Fairs